Wine production is one of the most prevalent industries in Abkhazia, and this beverage is an essential part of all festive events in the republic. In this article, Badrak Avidzba delves into how wine is produced on an industrial scale and what materials are used in the process.
SUKHUM / AQW'A -- Douglas Freshfield's two-volume work, "The Exploration of the Caucasus" in English was donated to the National Library of Abkhazia by George Hewitt, a British linguist and Emeritus Professor of Caucasian languages. The National Library shared the news on social media.
Bishop Anania Dzhaparidze has produced a book (in Georgian) entitled ‘The Biblical History of Georgian Ancestors From Adam to Jesus’. In it we read: ‘Two thousand years ago, after the Ascension, the Lord appeared to the All-holy Mother-of-God and informed her about the future life of the Georgian people: “O Mother of Mine, I shall not disregard the people chosen above/most favoured of all nations, through your help for them”.’ These words of the Lord are presented by the bishop in Old Georgian, which he then renders for his readers into modern Georgian as follows: ‘O Mother of Mine, I shall not disregard the Georgian people, glorious among nations/peoples, through your help for them.’ One might be wondering at this point where in the Bible’s New Testament this passage occurs. One will of course search in vain, for it is to be found in the 11th-century Georgian chronicle of Leont’i Mroveli. Indeed, the reference is helpfully given by the good bishop – it is page 38 of Simon Q’aukhchishvili’s 1955 edition of Kartlis Tsxovreba ‘Life of Kartli [Georgia]’.
Osman Markaryan's mother reached out to the Ashana Foundation for assistance. Osman, who is six years old, has sensorimotor alalia, a condition characterized by a significant underdevelopment of speech. Throughout his life, Osman has faced difficulties perceiving information and understanding speech. He struggles to catch words and is unable to reproduce them, making it difficult for him to understand what others want from him, whether it be to play or talk.